About Cecily Burt
BURT, CECILY is a staff writer with the Oakland Tribune, a 60,000-circulation daily that is part of the Bay Area News Group. She covers city government - including the recent election of Oakland’s first woman and first Asian-American mayor, and the Port of Oakland, the fifth busiest container port in the country. She has also covered the health, science, courts, and Berkeley beats. Burt was a member of the Chauncey Bailey Project, a consortium of journalists from different media organizations who worked together to investigate the murder of Oakland Post editor Chauncey Bailey. She is a San Francisco Bay Area native and graduated with a degree in journalism from San Francisco State University in 1992. Burt enjoys biking, hiking and camping. She is an avid Giants fan, and is still basking in the glory of the team’s World Series win.
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- Athletic Playground
- Remember recess? Wild, free and fun to run? The Athletic Playground provides adults and children a place to recapture the joy of exercise.